Andrew, Alberta

HISTORY
Andrew and nearby Whitford Lake were named after Andrew Whitford, one of the first settlers in the area. The local history book, Dreams and Destinies, chronicles the settlement and first fifty years of Andrew’s existence.

ATTRACTIONS
Stop to have your picture taken with the World’s Largest Mallard. Bring your camera and binoculars to the designated watchable wildlife area south and east of Andrew.

Go back in time with a visit to the Andrew Grain Elevator Interpretive Centre, a fully operational prairie grain elevator.

The Garlic Festival in October is a very popular event in the community. The Saturday Farmers’ Market is popular with locals and visitors alike. Stop into the Andrew Arena between April and October from 1-3 p.m.

OUTDOORS
Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy Andrew’s baseball diamonds, badminton and tennis court, outdoor rink and skateboard park. A fully serviced RV park invites you to stay and soak up the small town charm. The Lions Club Park offers horseshoe pits and bocce ball. Centennial Park offers a respite with a wild flower garden, Japanese rock garden, and a memorial rose garden. The large gazebo has been the site of several weddings and other gatherings and performances.